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Registered: Jun 2004
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Italy has agreed to pay Libya 5$ billion as compensation ( with strings attach) for its 30-year occupation of the country.
Italy's Prime Minister PLEDGES $5 bill for reparations to Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi for construction projects, student loans and Libyan soilders who fought with Italy in WWII.
libya was occupied by Italy in 1911 before gaining independence in 1951.
Libya is the 1st Africa ( although control by Arabs) to be compensated by a former colonial master.
" It is a material and emotional that our country has done to yours doing the colonial era" - Silvio Berlusconi , Italian prime minister
Last edited by malcolm xx on 09-19-2008 at 12:59 AM |